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The Surge Sells an Estimated 44K Units First Week at Retail

The Surge Sells an Estimated 44K Units First Week at Retail - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 July 2017 / 36,597 Views

The science fiction, action RPG from Deck13 Interactive and Focus Home Interactive - The Surge - sold 44,077 units first week in the west at retail on consoles, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending May 20.

Breaking down the sales by platform, the game sold best on the PlayStation 4 with 34,395 units sold (78%), compared to 9,682 units sold on the Xbox One (22%).


Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in Europe with 20,685 units sold (47%), compared to 15,614 units sold in the US (35%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 4,143 units in the UK, 3,115 units in Germany, and 4,007 units in France.

The Surge released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC on May 16 in the US and May 19 in the UK.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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method114 (on 03 July 2017)

A shame a pretty good game and a nice spin on the Souls formula. I enjoyed it. I got it on PC though. Taking a quick look at steamspy data and they've sold 62,000 copies as of today though. Not sure what first week was.

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shikamaru317 (on 03 July 2017)

That's way down compared to their previous game, Lords of the Fallen. Lords of the Fallen sold 115k first week at retail according to VGC.

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DroidKnight (on 03 July 2017)

Not quite "The Surge", name change to "The Decline".

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PEEPer0nni (on 03 July 2017)

Definately lacks in artstyle. Looks just tediously boring and uninspired compared to From Software games.

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Machina (on 03 July 2017)

Such a shame, I'm really enjoying it after buying it in the Steam sale.

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